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Old 23rd January 2006, 04:24 PM   #1
Jose_L is offline Jose_L  United States
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Default Diff. between Seas drivers: Al. vs Magnesium ?

Hello everybody,

I'm trying to select drivers for a project. What's the difference between the Excel (Magnesium) and the Alumium drivers ? example

LN18RNX http://www.madisound.com/cgi-bin/ind...28451&pid=1037


I'm looking to stay all Al. or Mag. w/ my drivers.. There is a $100 diff. in cost.

Are the Excel driver worth the extra cost or do the Al. drivers have close to performance as the Excel line.

Thank you for your help..

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Old 23rd January 2006, 05:05 PM   #2
sreten is offline sreten  United Kingdom
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the differences are mainly in the magnets -
extra copper rings, copperplated pole pieces etc.

Of course the Excel line are better, but not that much better.
So the aluminium line is much better value, performance per $.


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